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responsibilities is asking tough questions of science is often in cheerleading. those who ask a lot of tough questions of lot of headlines are that science events is but not until later when people start to ask questions about what happened in the long ago so it is important to ask the questions of ethics but also not demonize science in the process. of this is portraying the people behind the science in sometimes well-intentioned scientists accidentally have negative effects. i thought it is important to present the issues but not a scare people so much of the story is about african-americans who have a history of being afraid to go to the doctor because the history of being used in research. i didn't want to make that problem worse. site and this is scary to people rather nanotechnology that we don't understand or cloning a or it is easy to scare people. how do i balance all of these things? asking the tough questions but making clear the science says good. i don't want to scare people away from going to the doctor. people often come to my even ince that i am supposed to go to the doctor n
of that power becomes science. if you fall you hurt yourself and you die. the waves are so powerful that the surfers have to be towed by jet skis to catch it to ride one. she fell and was pulled out of the sea unconscious by burle. she survived and he went back in the water. he said it was karma. at the end i asked to catch a wave when everyone else was leaving and picked up one. i think that was the reward. the record is held by garrett mcnamara. earlier he told us how he managed to break the fear barrier. >> everybody has their comfort zones. i won't jump out of a plane, i like riding big waves. >> reporter: mcnamara is waiting for confirmation he broke his own record by riding a 100-foot plus wave in january. challenging the pickbiggest waves in the world isn't a competitive sport. they win when they end the day together on the beach waiting for the next big one. for "cbs this morning," allen pizzey rome. >> there's something i wouldn't want to do. >> finally. >> norah, you're the daredevil, too. would you do that? >> absolutely. >> would you surf on it? >> no
. thanks, mom. >>> whatever happened to americans' love of science? technology writer david pogue is in our toyota green room. he looks at how we can create more ah-ha moments. hi, david. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." >>> this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by international delight coffee creamer. delight in the season. discover card. i asked my husband to pay our bill, and he forgot. you have the it card and it's your first time missing a payment, so there's no late fee. really? yep! so is your husband off the hook? no. he went out for milk last week and came back with a puppy. hold it. hold it. hold it. at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. get the it card with late payment forgiveness. [ male announcer ] playing in the nfl is tough. ♪ ♪ doing it with a cold just not going to happen. ♪ ♪ vicks dayquil powerful non-drowsy 6-symptom cold & flu relief. ♪ ♪ no matter what city you're playing tomorrow... [ coughs ] [ male announcer ] ...you can't let a cold keep you up tonight. ♪ ♪ vicks nyquil powerful nighttime 6-symptom
healthcare-- online at uhc.com. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: european governments lodged new complaints on both sides of the atlantic today over u.s. surveillance. they followed more disclosures linked to the national security agency. newshour correspondent kwame holman begins our coverage. >> in madrid the u.s. ambassador to spain james crossoes ignored shouted questions about how his meeting at the foreign ministry went. he had been summoned after the newspaper el mundo reported the nsa tracked more than 60 million phone calls in spain just from december 2012 to january 2013. meanwhile in washington members of the european parliament met with the house intelligence committee on u.s. surveillance. >> it's just about trust. for th
in the essential pillars of economic growth like education, work force readiness, science, research, and innovation. i believe there are significant savings that can be achieved in our health care system without comprising the quality of care and in fact, while improving the quality of care. and without slashing benefits that are senior -- our seniors have worked so hard for and earned. have estimated that we could save $1 trillion per year without affecting health care outcome. and by enacting smart, targeted health care delivery reform. the institute of medicine estimated this number could be $7 50 billion. no matter what the exact figure or proposal these are impressive savings that trenten our nation's health care system without shifting cost and burdens to senior and our states. in addition, these reforms have the added benefit of improving quality outcomes within the health care system. so before we continue to obsessively put benefit cut on the table, i would hope that we can begin a dialogue about finding solutions that produce health care cost savings. and i'm confident if both parties in
-time impact. >> can science prevent concussions? >> i did my job and just had to sacrifice my brain to do it. >> a senator under investigation and only al jazeera america is there. uncovering the corruption opening the files... >> are you going to resign if your're indicted? >> breaking the story real reporting, this is what we do... al jazeera america >> a new name and television drama are breathing new life in a small town in new york city. the small village of of sleepy hollow is brimming with tourists. >> the year was 1996 general motors closed down their plant. and the town decided to change their name to sleepy hollow. >> thevill village is trying tow cover from the hit and not only the tax revenue that general motors brought in. the reason to change the name to sheeplsleepily hollow was to brn people to the downtown. >> the name change was a draw. the story "the legend of sleepy hollow" flocked to the town to see where ichabod crane was memorialized th the sleepily lie town could not imagine that it could gain such a prominent place on maps as it did in september. >> probably close t
the ravages of mother nature. the cost of climate inaction is severe. climate change is an issue of science, it's certainly an issue of public health, and most definitely it's an issue of economics. economic vitality. earlier, the sustainable energy and environmental coalition, which is a number a growing number, 56 to be exact, of democrats in the house, looking to bring about significant policy reforms that speak to the environmental and energy needs of this nation began to provide a laser sharp focus on the cost of climate change to our economy. in 2011 and 2012, there were some 25 extreme weather events that caused at least $1 billion each or more in damages. total estimated damages were approaching $200 billion and cost to taxpayers, $136 billion. the cost to individual taxpayers $1 billion. talled so we know that there is a tremendous impact here that has en realized by the lack of a focus on to climate change and global warming. as we continue to look at recovery, even from irene and in the upstate new york area as we look at the impact of damage that came with superstorm sandy, as w
that science and engineering is good to do, because they will see it writ large on the paper. there will be calls for engineers to help us go ice fishing where there is a notion of water that has been liquid for billions of years. we are going to dig through the soils of mars and look for life. look at the nasa portfolio today. chemistry, physics, geology -- planetary geology -- chemical engineers, mechanical engineers, all the stem fields represented in the nasa portfolio. umps that, asa p flywheel that society taps for innovations. >> booktv has aired over 40,000 programs about nonfiction books and authors. booktv, every weekend on c- span2. "washington journal" continues. host: we are back to the last remaining minutes of "washington to go outsideant washington and in your take on whether congress should endorse or stop the nsa spying program. you have seen the papers this morning, that president obama was made aware is past summer about spying on allies, and the head of the intelligence feinstein, said that that is a big problem and she would like to see a total review of
health best itthe very path -- can offer, including the national institute of science, the national institute of health, the center for disease control, everything our public health systems within our state have brought together over these many years, and then do that in combination with the private sector so that we can take the entrepreneurial advantage that the private sector can bring to this remedy, and then take science and technology, most notably the genomic project that is going on that has untold benefits, what the american people want to see is to help them out, to solve their problem, to help them get better health care. end do not want to see this lists, less filling debate from the committee. i challenge the chairman, let's do what we did with tax reform and break down into individual groups and solve this problem together so that we are taking the best of the public sector the best of the private sector, and all of it, innovation, technology, can bring to bear on changing the paradigm for the american citizen. so it is their health and well- being that becomes the foc
the national institute of science, national institute of health, centers for disease control, everything our public health systems in our state has brought together over these many years, and do that in combination with the private sector so that we can take the entrepreneurial advantage that the private sector can bring to this remedy. then that takes science and technology, most notably the genomic project going on with untold benefits. what the american people want to see is to help them out, to solve their problem, to help them get better health care. they don't want to see this endless tastes great/less filling debate from the committee. i challenge the chairman. let's do what we did with tax reform. break down to individual groups and solve this problem together so we are taking the best of the public sector, the best of the private sector, and all that innovation technology can bring to bear on changing the paradigm for the american citizen. so it's their health and well being that becomes the focus, not the ideology of either party. but the health and well-being of the american citiz
of the time in high schools today. science and plaques like this, you know, we're number one. all about achievement. things like this. and i find out a little bit ironic in a way. but it relates exactly to what ben is saying. >> talking not only their own personal slogans but slogans for the high schools. banners on the wall. i've seen them myself. where does it come from in this society? and do you have any idea whether it's done in other countries? >> it's done less in other countries. i mentioned it was a school because it's a still shot inside the high school. we're putting things of his life together in that part of the film. where did it come from. i think americans are instilled with this amazing self-esteem. this past generation has been. my generation was to a lesser extent. but in reality, it's gone astray. >> it instilled me with values that i could achieve certain things. i don't think if i thought highly of myself i could go out and make a film that people don't necessarily believe in and work on for seven years and finish it. but there's a certain entitlement a lot of the
that in science class. >> looks like a razor. >> it's a clause called by kelvin's instability. >> i was going to say that. >> the instability of the cloud. and the lower layers a little slower. and the wind shear between causes that cloud. >> look how animated she gets. >> really? >> yes. >> thank you for never giving up on us. >> i think she has. >> i think she has diagnosed us with instability, actually. a long time ago. >> don't forget that one. >> yes, actually. thank you, ginger. appreciate it. >>> moving on to a pair of mysteries on the water. elaborate, strange-looking barges have been seen floating off both coasts. first, in san francisco. now, in maine. imaginations are running wild. there's speculation that a high-tech giant is behind all of this. and abc's rob nelson has spent the overnight hours doing some digging into all this. rob, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, guys. no matter how much digging is being done, political leaders, even the coast guard, isn't saying much at all. all of the tight lips fueling speculation over what google has in store. they are floating myst
group which was then called the champion tree project. i wrote a piece for the new york times science section and it was about his efforts to clone the largest trees in the world, protect the genetic so that if he were to clone, say a redwood tree, he would take a branch and just make copies of it. cloning and copy. it doesn't mean tissue cloning necessarily. just means making copies. so you would take a branch and grow it or take many branches and growth and. so you would have multiple exact genetic duplicate of that tree and his plan was to take those copies and planted them around the world to protect the genetics in case something happened to the trees. he first started cloning trees in the mid 1990s, 95, 96. he was working in tucson. they would borrow a pickup truck from his dad and a printer and they would go out and then ask land owners permission to cut a few cuttings from the tree and bring those cuttings back and grow copies of them. at the time when he first had this vision, and i call the division because that's how he describes it, he says he had a near-death experience b
in may. he attended cross bury high school, and received his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the university of connecticut. he's a veteran of three space flights having logged nearly 40 days in space. he continues to be an inspiration for students back home in connecticut and around the world. we wish him the best of luck and a safe journey. thank you. i yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? >> to address the house for one minute. revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from texas is recognized for one minute. >> thank you, mr. speaker. mr. conaway: just how the unaffordable care act as i'm often corrected back home in district 11, let's look at recent headlines about the launch of the new website. the "orlando sentinel" called it a hit or miss proposition. cnn called it, americans are still having a tough time. what an understatement. we all know how about the obamacare website built with taxpayer dolla
. >> they have jeff science to run it for two months to fix it before the end of the year. i think they need to hire that kind of ceo-type figure and give her that type of responsibility. >> you think? >> this is a long game. everyone is worried about this quarter. this is a long game. >> wait. do we have that clip from "new york" magazine? it's a long game, chuck todd but look at this. >> game started in 2010. >> you can keep your plan if you are swafd it. if you like your plan and you like your doctor, you won't have to do a thing. you keep your plan. if you like your health care plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan. if you got health insurance you can keep it. if you like your health care plan you can keep it, your plan. if you got health insurance, you like your doctor, you like your plan, you can keep your doctor, you can keep your plan. if you have insurance that you like, then you will be able to keep that insurance. if you like your doctor or health care plan, you can keep it. if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan. if you like your heal
are investments in infrastructure, education, science, and technology. when you add in the interest of the public debt, two thirds of the budget is medicare, medicaid, and social security. is and where the money that is where we going to make progress in the future. host: we will go to carl in chicago, illinois on our line for democrats. caller: good morning. you are just saying something about a balance between spending and revenue. i think you have it wrong. this is where the problem is. in 2000, we had a balanced budget. republicans chose to take all of the surplus and have tax cuts. they say that we could have a war. they said it would not cost us a dime. it cost us $1 trillion. then we also had the recession. americans lost three percent of their net worth. we lost gdp. this probably comes to maybe about a couple trillion dollars. this is not about the entitlements. not that they cannot be reforms. our principal problem is because we did not raise the taxes to pay for these things. it is not because we were spending too much. you cannot buy a yacht and take six months off of work. those were
of other small innovative companies working in the biosciences and the life sciences and the cybersecurity areas that are creating ways, at brain scope they started with two employees, they now have over 20. common story. these are good-paying jobs. created here in maryland in the united states of america. lyons brothers in owings mills. you see an uniform with embrehm on it, they have figured out the way in which they can produce this product used for sports gear and for the united states government, used by the boy scouts, the girl scouts, they do all that and it's right here in maryland in the united states of america. what is common in each of these companies? their innovators, they find a creative way to create and expand markets. they are creating more jobs and they're creating good-paying jobs. and i tell you, madam president, it's particularly appropriate with the president who represents the state of massachusetts which is one of the great states for innovation and creativity, and what we could just name about every state in this country where we have seen creativity. we have dupl
, i wrote a piece for the new york times science section about his efforts to clone the largest trees in the world to protect the genetic so if he were to clone a redwood tree he would take the branch and make copies of its cloning these copies. doesn't mean tissue cloning necessarily or certain kinds of clothing, just means making copies so you take a branch and grow it and have multiple exact genetic duplicates of that scream and the plan was to take those copies and plant them around the world to protect the genetics in case something happened to the parent tree. he started cloning these in the mid 1990s, 1995-96 and was working with his two sons who would go out and borrow a pickup truck from his dad and up fruiterer, they were shade tree farmers in michigan and they would ask landowner's permission to cut from the tree and bring those cuttings back and grow copies of them. when he hearst had this vision, that that is how he described it, he said he had a near-death experience in 1980. had serious medical problems and was taken to the hospital and brought home and he said he died
of the sudden they are out of business. >> it's not rooted in science. congress shouldn't be messing around with things it doesn't understand. >> congress likes to do that remember last week they pretended they understood how the internet worked. coming up on the show, just when you thought obama care couldn't get any worse it, does the ceo of one of the biggest investigation for fraud of the bombshell report you need to hear next. just in the nick of time meet the woman who claims the lottery ticket with just hours to spare. moments really. >> that could happen to you, oh, wait, no. [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. [ m'm... ] great taste. [ tapping ] sounds good. campbell's healthy request. m'm! m'm! good.® i get out a lot... except when it's too cold. like the last three weekends. asthma doesn't affect my job... you missed the meeting again last week! it doesn't affect mfamily. you
back to the ideological struggle. ten years ago the defense science board released a report to don rumsfeld in which it said, quote: the united states cannot win the war on terror unless we win the war on ideas, and we're losing the war on ideas. that is true today. during world war ii we and the buritz had great prop -- and the brits had great propaganda. reagan's comments to gorbachev, take down the wall. why are we so inept is in not having a gray and white propaganda campaign to discredit and do all the things we need to do? the only thing state is doing is trying to turn a couple youth off the internet from becoming recruiters for al-qaeda. why is it impossible for us to mount the campaign that could have big dividends for a small amount of money? >> well, a couple things. again, quote tom friedman twice in the same morning, same piece he wrote, you know, to underscore the fact that we're not winning the ideological struggle, syria, i think, is a great example of that. because, okay, you've got assad -- not popular by any stretch of the imagination -- you've got a lot of sort
science. he was invited with less than a week's notice to come before this committee. he couldn't make it that day. he asked for some other day. he went to omb and had nothing to do with the solyndra contract. did he come before us and talk about it. the sole role is to represent omb. i don't think he ought -- there ought to be any disparagement of him. he is a very wealth regarded public servant. >> the gentleman's public will stand. >> thank you, mr. chairman. welcome madam secretary. now we all agree the website problems must be resolved. this country invented and developed internet and the concept of the web sites. so there are high expectations. the fact that the hired private contractors didn't build the website in three years is inexcusable. i hope those at fault will be held accountable. we can't lose sight of the big picture that, when this is all said and done every american will have affordable quality health insurance and health care. this is a goalie believe of all democrats and republicans. the aca is working in california and is working in my district in sacramento. i ju
is quoted in "the christian science monitor" as saying it is a raw deal for the young. he said premiums will go up for young people to subsidize the elders. guest: i think his facts are wrong. if you look at the numbers that are coming out, they are actually lower than anticipated. again, if you make $17,000 a year, you are a young person, you can find a plan for $15 a month, $40 a month, and potentially less. if you make $25,000 a year, you might find a plan for $75 a month, $100 a month. the uninsured single, young adult population would qualify for insurance under $50 a month. fail to those studies take into account the subsidies which disproportionately help people at the lower end of the economic spectrum, which happens to be a lot of young people. host: well, the penalties for the uninsured in 2014 -- next year it will be $95 per adult, or one percent of family income, whichever is lower. 3 hundred $25 per adult, in2% of income, and finally 2016, 600 $95 per adult, or 2.5% of family income. the think those are fair? guest: it is important to have a system where everybody pays in.
there is a very legitimate debate over which side is more likely to win. all this is sort of art based on science. it is a little bit of both. , first of all, jennifer duffy, our senate or governor, editor. she has been doing this since 1988. i have been doing it since 1984. have seen every seat come out. what we hear from strategist, what we have from people was talked in the state, what the numbers look like. what the opposition looks like. restart a for the general assessment and these things evolve over the course of an election cycle. mcconnell oftch kentucky. the senate republican leader and the democratic side mark dreier who is seeking reelection. then you have to currently democratic seats that are leaning republican in montana and west virginia. a number of lean democratic seats held by democrats baggage another in indiana, mary landrieu in indiana. carl levin is retiring in michigan and kay hagan who is seeking reelection in north carolina. the way i start offending it up seatsre are 34 democratic that are not up this time. 31 republican. then thereabouts seven gimme putts for democrat
, education, research, science, technology and the well over, when you add in interest on the public debt, 2/3 of the federal budget is basically medicare, medicaid, social security, defense spending and interest on the public debt. that is where the money is, that is where we're going to make any progress inwe reducing spendingn the future we have to focus our attention. >> host: carl from chicago, illinois, on the line for democrats. you're on with mr. hoagland. >> caller: good morning, gentleman. mr. hoagland, you're saying a balance between spending and revenues. i think thatth you got it wrong. this is where the problem is in my eyes. in 2000 we had a balanced budget anhad surplus. republican chose to take all the surplus and borrow money to have tax cuts, okay? they said that we could have a war. in six weeks it wasn't going to cost as you dime. that wasn't true. it cost us a trillion or two dollars, maybe one or two trillion doll -- $2 trillion. we had the recession where americans lost 30% of their net worth and lost gdp because the recession started in 2007. gdp in 2007 and 8. which
on science and technology, transportation and infrastructure, she co-chairs the woman's caucus and she is the chair of the democratic women's working group. she also co-founded the national network to end domestic violence in 1994. she was the executive director. am proud to ask my colleague, the honorable donna edwards, to consume as much time as she may. ms. edwards: i thank the gentleman and i thank you very and i know that you join with your colleague, mr. poe of texas, in hosting this hour so that we can have an opportunity to remember why it is that we identify and commemorate domestic violence awareness month. and to make a commitment from this day forward and this coming year to the next time when we have this observance to do what we can to end domestic violence. and i think after all that is the goal. i can't remember, mr. green, when i first became interested in domestic violence. and even aware of domestic violence. but i look back to the times when i was growing up, i grew up in a military family, and we lived in very close quarters and our neighbors, we shared a wall in t
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